CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION

The principal type of Critical Care clinical service provided within the WARD to which a PATIENT was admitted to during a CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

Description

The principal type of Critical Care clinical service provided within the WARD to which a PATIENT  was admitted to during a CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

Further detail on CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTIONS is described on CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

Note:

  • National Code descriptions have been updated to remove National Code headings and add prefixes where required. The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

  • Facilities are described by the category of PATIENT predominantly treated, as follows:

    • Adult Facilities (PATIENTS more than 19 years old on admission predominate)

    • Children and Young People Facilities (PATIENTS aged greater than or equal to 29 days to less than 19 years predominate)

    • Neonatal Facilities (PATIENTS aged less than 29 days on admission predominate)

    • Other settings

National Codes

Code Description
01

Non-specific, general adult critical care PATIENTS   predominate

02

Surgical adult PATIENTS  (unspecified specialty)

03

Medical adult PATIENTS  (unspecified specialty)

05

Neurosciences adult PATIENTS  predominate

06

Cardiac surgical adult PATIENTS  predominate

07

Thoracic surgical adult PATIENTS predominate

08

Burns and plastic surgery adult PATIENTS predominate

09

Spinal adult PATIENTS predominate

10

Renal adult PATIENTS predominate

11

Liver adult PATIENTS predominate

12

Obstetric and gynaecology adult critical care PATIENTS predominate

90

Adult: Non standard LOCATION using a WARD area

04

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (Paediatric critical care PATIENTS predominate)

16 WARD

for children and young people

17 High Dependency Unit for children and young people
18 Renal Unit for children and young people
19 Burns Unit for children and young people
92

Non standard LOCATION using the operating department for children and young people

13

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Neonatal critical care PATIENTS predominate)

14

Facility for Babies (Neonates) on a Neonatal Transitional Care WARD

15

Facility for Babies (Neonates) on a Maternity WARD

91

Other settings: non standard LOCATION using the operating department

Also Known As

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTIONS

Where Used

Type Link How used
Class CRITICAL CARE PERIOD references in description CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION
Data Element CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION is the data element of CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION
Attribute CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION references in description CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION
Data Set Neonatal Critical Care Minimum Data Set references in description CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION
Data Set Paediatric Critical Care Minimum Data Set references in description CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION
Class WARD has an attribute CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION of type CRITICAL CARE UNIT FUNCTION